How to start saving up for university

This months blog has been written by Student Money Saver to provide you with some tips on how to save for university, here goes:  How to start saving for University: Going to University is more expensive [...]

The Ultimate Guide to University Finance

Our blog this month has been provided by Student Money Saver. The Ultimate Guide to University Finance Going to university is exciting, great fun and even a tiny bit terrifying - soon you’ll be fending for [...]

University offers: firm & insurance choices

The UCAS deadline has now past, and many of you will already be receiving offers from your potential universities, but the UCAS process isn’t quite over! There is still one major step which you are [...]

10 Top Tips For Academic Interviews

Many of you will now have submitted your UCAS applications (or very close to submitting it), and over the coming months will be invited to attend an interview with your prospective universities. Some students find [...]

Your Union: More than Just a Bottle of Jack

Our blog entry this week comes from Charlotte Keen, a student at the University of Bath. She provides a great insight into the benefits of your student union, and how to make the most of the [...]

The Jump From School To University Life!

This weeks blog post come from Sam, an Oxford University History Graduate. This is the first of two blogs that will be posted by Sam, and focuses on the transition from A Level study to [...]

Studying Abroad For A Year

This weeks blog comes from Haniyyah, who wants to share some of the fantastic experiences she had whilst on her study abroad year in France! On the final day of my Erasmus year I waded [...]

Gap Year

There is often an assumption amongst students that they should avoid taking a gap year because it could affect their university offers. Having met a number of admissions tutors over the years, they always tell [...]

Results Day: A Step-by-Step Guide

It’s been a black mark in your calendar all summer and you break out in a cold sweat just thinking about it. Every sixth form student in the nation will go to bed on August [...]

Making Your Medical Work Experience Work For You

We meet thousands of students each year and many ask us for advice on how to find relevant work experience within the medical profession. It's definitely not an easy question to answer, and the advice [...]

Enriching Your Personal Statement

Everyone can write a personal statement that sparkles - it’s just a matter of knowing how. Whether you are a scientist, a linguist, a student of the humanities, a mathematician or a potential lawyer or [...]

Applying to Oxbridge

We are really fortunate to have a lot of supporters here at Pure Potential who are always volunteering to help us so we can offer the best advice and guidance to the students we work [...]

Why go to university

When I was at school, I had two choices: go to uni or get a job. Things have changed since my time, and students are now faced with a myriad of options from going to [...]